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Hello – Some news

Hello, I’ve been sharing news of some great things that have been happening in my life over on Instagram and Facebook, so thought I’d also share those posts here :)

Firstly!! As you may know I am a bit of a secret gamer.. lol I started playing games in 2014 and was instantly hooked on The Elder Scrolls V – Skyrim, I then went on to play Mass Effect 1-3, Dragon age 1-3, The Elder Scrolls Online, The Witcher and so on.

These are all massive RPG games that you can easily sink 100 or more hours into without ever getting bored. So when one of my favourite games developers Bioware release a new IP called Anthem I jumped straight on it.

What I didn’t expect was them to feature me on International Women’s Day in their Twitter stream. It really meant a lot to me and I’m hoping that Anthem will go from strength to strength as it really is a fun game

Anthem bioware international womens day

Secondly – I was approached by a well known film company who wanted to use some of my work in a soon to be released feature film directed by Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, 28 Days Later, Slumdog Millionaire) and written by Richard Curtis (Four Weddings and a Funeral, Notting Hill, Bridget Jones’s Diary, Love Actually) whoooo!! its sooo exciting!!

This came completely out of the blue and I cant wait to see the finished film!!
joanne seale

And lastly! I managed to reach over 200 sales on my Etsy shop this March.. this has been a total ride and all I can say is “Follow your dreams” because “Everything is Possible” :)

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Thats all for now, but I will be back soon with a fast forward video of myself painting ‘Girl Riding a Lion”

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Mixed Media Painting – Temple of light

Hello, how is everyone today? I hope you are doing good!!
I recently finished this painting that was inspired by a Life Book lesson by Effy Wild! Although it looks nothing like the actual lesson…

shine your light temple of light painting art joanne seale

I wanted to show how we all have an inner light that can either be hidden, or we can let it shine brightly, enhancing and illuminating our daily lives whilst also shining on the lives of others.
Sometimes this can be scary as we can be afraid of opening our true selves to the world for fear of disapproval, however one of my teachers, the amazing Lisa Nichols!!
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2bIPD7o8P_1fmpkUv_Pr7A/featured

Put it so perfectly when she said, ‘When your light shines too brightly for some people, just hand them a pair of sunglasses” I love that sooo much. :)

Here is a quick speed paint of the artwork which was originally posted on my instagram here https://www.instagram.com/joanneseale/

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New video** Watch me paint “I am Whole” with commentary

Hello everyone, I’m back with a new Watch Me Paint video.

This one features my recent painting called ‘I am whole’ and I talk about what’s been happening in my life and ‘wholeness’ :)

I hope you enjoy it!!

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Life Book 2018 YAY** All Change Is Good

Hey all! I have finally started Life Book 2018!! YAY it was a delayed start whilst I launched my greetings cards and my new paper hospitality products.. so pleased I completed this!!

This bear presents a very good message that ALL CHANGE IS GOOD.. change can be hard especially when it takes you out of your comfort zone, and initially we want to put out heads in the sand and avoid all discomfort. But its amazing how the act of change itself can be really nourishing and fortifying in the long-term, especially when it is done in consistent little steps :)

 

ALL CHANGe IS GOOD art joanne seale

 

 

 

 

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Painting video with voice over -‘Inner Strength”

Hello everyone, I hope you are well?

I finished adding a voice over to my painting ‘Inner strength’ which was completed a few months ago. This painting features a solar plexus chakra and in the video I explain why I have used this symbol.

I hope you enjoy the video :)

 

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Getting stuff done :)

Hello everyone! I hope you are well? I feel that I am finally on top of things after months of planning, preparing and creating.

I managed to create and launch a new website for my paper designs! It will see me expand from offering digital cutting files to providing finished products to the hospitality market. I am sooo excited!! :)

I also redesigned my website www.joanneseale.com to include new sections on my paper designs and my new greetings cards!!
I’ve been making greetings cards from my artwork for quite some time but have never made them available for use, more details will follow in a later post.

joanne seale greetings card art

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New Painting * Rise From the Ashes

Hello everyone, I finished another Life Book inspired painting which I’ve named ‘From the Ashes’.
I painted it to explore the situations we can sometimes find ourselves in, when going through a hard time in life, we can feel destroyed, burnt to the ground in a pile of ash on the floor.
I wanted this painting to show how we all have the ability to rise from the ashes and renew ourselves, it takes courage, self-love and determination, but it is possible.

I talk about this more in the video linked below.

from the ashes painting joanne seale

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